All endeavors begin in a place of wonder and uncertainty. The key mission of the Talent Experiment is to discuss diverse thinking about talent management and develop new ideas and practical solutions to the challenges that face our organizations in the talent area.
As with any experiment we set forth our hypotheses, gather our research and either validate what we know about the subject and/or develop new approaches to our talent opportunities and challenges. Use this site to expand your knowledge of the talent domain and share your insights and tools with others.
The Talent Experimentis a resource center that provides perspectives about Talent Management, based upon cutting edge approaches and views of effective talent optimization. This is a collaborative discussion forum to dialogue about recent talent management research and encourage viewers to share their thoughts and practical tools in any of the following talent practice area:
Newest research on talent management trends by Bersin. Review insights shared by the author on our need as talent management professionals to expand our view of the "TALENT SYSTEM." Where the talent is, how it may operate, have changed dramatically due to demographics and technology.
An "UBER" Perspective on Talent Optimization:
The disruptive power of collaboration: An interview with Clay Shirky
How we collaborate has profound implications for how we live and work. The author and New York University professor explains how social media has upended traditional norms.
"The New Talent Economy," Deloitte 2013
Human Capital Trends for 2013 builds on those of previous years, revealing business expectations for talent and performance that have risen to dizzying levels. Not only are organizations having to do more with less, they’re doing so in the face of dramatic shifts in technology, globalization, demographics, and regulation.
Looking ahead, the pressure for performance will likely increase as business decisions become more complex and challenging. Even small decisions have the potential to cascade with unintended consequences throughout an organization. That’s why business executives should actively engage with one another around the trends captured in this report.
Many leading organizations are already having these crucial conversations. They recognize that now is the time to get ahead of the trends by making more informed decisions. The seven Human Capital Trends for 2013 provide a solid checklist for getting started.
Ernst and Young conducted a global talent management survey which highlighted the gap between the differentiators for performance in companies. – a gap that urgently needs filling. Talent is not a “soft”skill anymore: it has a positive and quantifiable connection to a company’s financial performance. Our survey results bear this out.High-performing companies tend to manage their talent more effectively than their lower performing counterparts. Read the study and you determine the value to your organization.
"The Talent Experiment"
Michele Croci, Talent Strategist Consultant
Whether we realize it or not, we are all part of the talent experiment.